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    Cruiser with BMX Handlebars

    Do you think it's possible to take a cruiser style bike like this http://www.nirve.com/largeimage.asp?id=1965 and put BMX styled handlebars on it? Would it still be rideable? Dumb idea?
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    absolutely. People have been doing it with vintage 26" cruisers for years

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    Wow! That's awesome!. I think I've found my next bike
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    cool, do it. You'll have a fun bike. that one in the picture is a '41 Schwinn DX according to Google.
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    just do a search for "klunkers" or "klunker bikes" and you'll see all you want.

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    Well great. Thanks guys for starting me on a whole new obsession lol. Klunkers are badass!
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    I've set up my mountain bike with BMX handlebars, the hardest part was getting a 22.2 BMX stem. With cruisers it may or may not be easier, the older ones take the same .883 stem quill diameter most BMX stems have, the newer *mart cruisers take the 22.2 quill, and threadless forks take threadless BMX stems.

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    Last edited by jrecoi; 10-20-12 at 12:03 PM.

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    ^ That one is amazing!
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    Quote Originally Posted by jrecoi View Post
    I've set up my mountain bike with BMX handlebars, the hardest part was getting a 22.2 BMX stem. With cruisers it may or may not be easier, the older ones take the same .883 stem quill diameter most BMX stems have, the newer *mart cruisers take the 22.2 quill, and threadless forks take threadless BMX stems.

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    You pretty much have the stem/handlebar set up I am looking for! I have a mountain bike I would like to set up with ape bars or possibly the bars you have. Can you give me some details?

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